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Understanding the Supreme Court’s Health Law Review
The Health Care Blog

By agreeing today to hear challenges to President Obama’s 2010 health care law, the Supreme Court set the stage for a decision – probably in late June and in the midst of the presidential campaign — that could be among its most important in decades. The case, which will probably be argued in March on a date still to be announced, is especially momentous because it not only will determine the fate of President Barack Obama’s biggest legislative achievement but also will cast important light on the Supreme Court’s future course under Chief Justice John Roberts on issues of federal government power.